In July Adam and I swam the 20-mile English Channel. Next August we plan to lead the 10DL Team to swim 10-miles from San Quentin to Alcatraz. We feel these are pretty burly swims. But check out this burly lady.
Jennifer Figge, a 56-year-old endurance athlete from Aspen, Colorado, plans to swim 2,100 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of Africa to Barbados, between Puerto Rico and Venezuela. She will swim behind a sailboat in a giant shark cage for 6-8 hours per day, hoping to finish in 60 days. She swim will begin December 1st.
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